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Confirmed Yellowknife COVID-19 case not linked to YK1

To all parents: Yellowknife Education District No. 1 has received confirmation from the Department of Education, Cultur...

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YK1 Board Bulletin - April 13, 2021

Please take a moment to view the bilingual board bulletin for the regular board meeting held on Tuesday, April 13, 20...

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Regular Board Meeting: 13-Apr-21

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 will hold its next meeting on April 13, 2021.  Tim...

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DEADLINE EXTENSION: YK1 Strategic Priorities Feedback

DEADLINE EXTENSION: The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK1) tabled a draft of its updated S...

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Have Your Say: Education Act Modernization

The Government of the Northwest Territories is working to modernize the Education Act. This project is one part of the...

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Draft YK1 Strategic Priorities: March 9, 2021

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK1) tabled a draft of its updated Strategic Priorities...

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YK1 Board Bulletin - March 9, 2021

Please take a moment to view the bilingual board bulletin for the regular board meeting held on Tuesday, March 9, 202...

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2021-2022 School Year Calendars Approved

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 approved 2021-2022 school year calendars during their...

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Regular Board Meeting: 9-Mar-21

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 will hold its next meeting on March 9, 2021.  Tim...

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YK1 Board Bulletin - February 9, 2021

Please take a moment to view the bilingual board bulletin for the regular board meeting held on Tuesday, February 9,...

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SJF Gender & Sexuality Squad Flags: What is Consent?

Gender & Sexuality Squad Mission Statement The Gender & Sexuality Squad at Ecole Sir John Franklin High School is a...

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Regular Board Meeting: 9-Feb-21

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 will hold its next meeting on February 9, 2021. ...

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Virtual JK/K Open Houses are coming up!

Are you thinking about registering your child in junior kindergarten or kindergarten for September 2021? Are you consid...

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Congratulations to our Minister's Award winners!

YK1 would like to congratulate the five students from École Sir John Franklin High School who were presented with Minis...

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Next YK1 Superintendent/ CEO Announcement

To all YK1 families: Attached is a letter from Chairperson Tina Drew announcing the school district's next Superintende...

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Request for Proposal: High School Graduation Photos

École Sir John Franklin High School and École St. Patrick High School are accepting proposals from photographers to ta...

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Special Board Meeting: 21-January-21

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK1) has called a Special Meeting for Thursday, January 2...

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YK1 Board Bulletin - January 12, 2021

Please take a moment to view the bilingual board bulletin for the regular board meeting held on Tuesday, January 12,...

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2021 School Support Declarations

If you are a property owner in Yellowknife, you will receive your Notice of Assessment from the City soon. All ratepayer...

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SJF students publishes poems

Congratulations to SJF student, Séréna Jenna, for getting her poems published! You can purchase her collection of bili...

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The Blanket Activity

Northern Studies students take part in the blanket activity in the SJF foyer. The blanket activity teaches the history o...

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Reading Challenge Champions (Covid Edition)

Congratulations to all the readers who took part in the Reading Challenge from April - June 2020! In total, more than 30...

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Badminton Tournament Results

Singles Champs Senior: Gold: Hillary Hyunh Silver: Nathan Cluff Bronze: Lucas Wilson Junior Boys: Gold: Luke Pot...

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Challenge Cup Update Jan 2021

The respective coaching staffs from the two schools met in early January to discuss the viability of holding the Challen...

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Merry Mental Health Candy Grams

During the month of December, MAGMA hosted a Merry Mental Health Candy Gram event! The event was very successful and hel...

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Sir John gets new compost bins

The Sir John Franklin Green Team would like to extend a very warm thank you to Kavanaugh Waste Management for these wond...

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Blinded Me With Science!

Science 9 studied series and parallel circuits in the Electricity unit. Here, Ms. Prescott's class is building circuits...

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Students go on an in-depth tour of the museum

On December 4, 2020, Mrs. Powless and Ms. Wilson’s classes went to the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre. The p...

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Grade 9 class ‘Writes for Rights’

On December 10, Ms. Robson’s ELA 9 class joined thousands of other people around the world for Amnesty International...

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Regular Board Meeting: 12-Jan-21

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 will hold its next meeting on January 12, 2021.  T...

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District Office closed starting December 23, 2020

YK1's District Office will be closed from Wednesday, December 23, 2020 to Sunday, January 3, 2021 for the holiday season...

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YK1 Board Bulletin - December 8, 2020

Please take a moment to view the bilingual board bulletin for the regular board meeting held on Tuesday, December 8,...

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Regular Board Meeting: 8-Dec-20

The Board of Trustees of Yellowknife Education District No. 1 will hold its next meeting on December 8, 2020. ...

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New COVID-19 screening tools for students and teachers

Dear parents and guardians: Thank you for being so diligent in the screening of your children every day. In response t...

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YK1 Board Bulletin - November 10, 2020

Please take a moment to view the bilingual board bulletin for the regular board meeting held on Tuesday, November 10,...